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Aug 16, 2009 7:00pm EDT
the pga of america offering congratulations. the first to ever slay the mighty tiger in a major. his wife, they have three children. they just moved two months ago outside of dallas, south lake, texas. he is going to go across the bridge and sign the card. the win will go across the pacific. you can imagine what it is like at 8:05 in the morning in places like seoul, south korea. >> seoul will be going crazy. this is going to be incredible for the game of golf in asia. honestly i didn't believe that it would happen. but with the strength of k.j. choi and the timing, it is unbelievable. >> i don't know what was better. you had the eagle at the 14. the one really with the heat on , the final hole it led to only the third birdie of the day. nick: that is one of the greatest threes that we will probably ever see. jim: putt at 18 wouldn't be like the one we saw at 17. dead center. nick: i wonder how many pounds he could have lifted that split second. jim: probably a car. this has been a remarkable day. y.e. yang has lifted south korea to the top of the golf world. welcome to the now netwo
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 10:30am EDT
america's national parks. she the author of the new book, teddy roosevelt, wilderness warrior. doug brinkley, good morning. >> good morning to you, harry. >> why was roosevelt so determined to preserve some of america's great, last great places? >> well, as a kid he had asthma and he grew up in new york city and he found the nature secure -- >> he went to the adirondacks, later his mother and wife grew both died on valentine's day, he took a train ride to the badlands of north dakota and wrote a trilogy of books about the window earns there and decided that scenic wonders is what distinguished united states from europe. >> true, england has westminster abbey but we had yellowstone. >> they has the louvre, we had yellowstone. >> what did you talk about on the trip to west. >> there was a group of historians he had at the white house and i got to talk a little bit about my book on tr, the wilderness warrior and i went to the interior department and got to speak with secretary salazar, who is accompanying the president on to these national parks and they are just very keene, i think th
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Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
been a place of retreat and renewal for america's greatest political dynasty. now they remember a patriarch, and this town remembers a friend. sam barber sold him paintings. >> i'm going to miss him terribly. i'm speechless. >> reporter: ted kennedy's father bought a cottage here in 1928, thinking it would be good for the kids' health. three decades later, ted's brothers john and robert purchased surrounding homes, creating this three acre property simply known as the compound. john is the editor of "the last lion." >> for years of his life, this was the home. this was the one home they kept returning to. they lived in new york, massachusetts, london, england, but for john, this was his anchor. >> reporter: the brothers played their famous games of touch football on the lawn here, training for the youngest brother, a star at harvard. >> i think this was the center of his young world. so many things happened here. certainly, in times of tragedy, this is where the kennedys gathered. >> reporter: a place of mourning too many times for the kennedy clan. ted was there in 1999 when he l
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
circuit today. >> we're here with such a large crowd because people fear for america. ( applause ) >> reporter: he was facing standing-room-only crowd at every stop. >> we don't really know what's happening. >> reporter: as the ranking republican on the senate's finance committee, grassley is trying to cut through the noise and come up with a bipartisan health care bill that's acceptable to everyone. >> you know, i have been criticized for being at the table, just like i ought to be sitting in nigh office with my feet up on my desk instead of doing what i'm hired to do. >> both sides trust him. he's not a kool-aid drinker for republicans, he's no right winger and he's not a sellout. >> reporter: grassley made that clear today as he assured voters he will not support any legislation that includes a so-called government option. >> the government really isn't a fair competitor. the government tend to be more of a predator. >> reporter: president obama has praised senator grassley for his bipartisanship... >> communicate grassley of iowa. >> reporter: but grassley's message to mr. ob
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Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
the family that held america's attention for half a century. remembering ted kennedy on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. captioning sponsored by cbs good morning again. joining us now first senator john mccain. senator, i understand that when vicki kennedy began calling people to speak at the wake on friday night that you were the first republican she called. i can understand why that was because you did have a very kind of special relationship with senator kennedy. you didn't always work together. a lot of the time you were on opposite sides but somehow you managed to keep this relationship going. how did you do that? >> i think it was probably because first of all we grew to respect each other. over time then have great affection for each other. you know, in this business& first you've got to establish respect. that respect sometimes was because of face-to-face discussions. sometimes for the record on issues that we had disagreements on.
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> safer: it's the annual gathering of the inventors' hall of fame, which honors america's visionary tinkerers: patsy sherman, who invented scotchgard to protect the rug and furniture; dr. harry coover, who invented super-glue to hold your stuff together; and dr. klaus schmeigel, who invented prozac to hold your head together. and standing tall among them, the subject of our story tonight-- forest bird, a remarkable american original. chances are, his invention has saved the life of someone you know. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm anderson cooper. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories and andy rooney tonight on "60 minutes." ( siren blaring ) special interest groups are trying to block progress on health care reform, derailing the debate with myths and scare tactics. desperately trying to stop you from discovering that reform won't hurt medicare. it will actually strengthen it by eliminating billions of dollars in waste and lowering drug prices. tell congress not to let myths get in the way of fixing what's broken with health care.
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Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
would go on a tour a ten-city tour of america, and then there's an option to have some concert ins europe. >> it's very interesting. we have the graphic up here who gets paid what. can they do this tour without janet jackson? >> well i think it's a whole lot less valuable. janet jackson, the baby of the family ironically now, has taken the position of michael in the family. she is the primary bread winner as was he in his heyday. no i think that it would be greatly diminished if janet did not join and i'm hearing she's a little reluctant. >> she's reluctant. why would she be reluctant? >> because that puts her in the spot that her big brother michael was in all those years, which was to be the one to be pestered let's go on concert tour. let's go on tour because we, the brothers, need money. >> right. >> i think la toya saved her money pretty well but the brothers did not. >> right. we hear rumors that there is this sort of not particularly -- there is some serious sibling rivalry going on behind the scenes in terms of how this potential pie gets carved up. not just the concert tou
CBS
Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
zipping at 150 miles per hour and more. america once had railways that were the envy of the world, but that was in the age of steam. now there is the push to get america back on track with super fast trains. later on stunned morning. >> in an age where it seems anybody can become a superstar, to in of us the group wilco remains something of a mystery. cynthia bowers this morning will shed some light on that. ♪ >> if you have never heard of wilco, don't blame the band. they are playing to sellout crowds. have won two grammys and have sold 4 million records. there is a mythology you are the greatest band that doesn't get played on the radio. >> we would be happy to be the second greatest band that does get played on the radio. >> later on sunday morning, wilco. persistence paid off for fans that have paid their dues. >> once upon a time there was a falling out in the first family and lasted for years. lesley stahl will show us sometimes you can go home again. >> this is the famous mother daughter reconciliation shot. >> after decades of bad blood and silence treatments, nancy reagan an
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 7:00pm EDT
neighborhood is north america. the president of the united states joining the leaders of canada and mexico for their annual summit. they vowed to work together to fight the h1n1 flu virus hitting this part of the world especially hard. but on other issues it may be more difficult to find common ground. our chief white house correspondent chip reid traveled to mexico with president obama. >> reporter: at the summit of north american leaders in guadalajara, mexico, it was all smiles and handshakes in public but behind closed doors there appeared to be little progress on a series of long-running contentious disputes. while president obama said all the right things about helping mexico defeat silent drug cartels. >> united states will remain a full partner in this effort. >> reporter: mexican president philippe calderon was left frustrate bid failure to shake loose millions of dollars of aid held up in congress by democrats who object to their human-rights record and while they talked about the importance of trade and the biggest free trade zone in the world. >> we need to expand that t
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: he was pakistan's number one public enemy, and america had a $5 million bounty on him, dead or alive. baitullah mehsud was believed to be in his late 30s, diabetic, and camera shy. it's not the first time the commander of pakistan's taliban militia has been reported killed but it's the first time the claim has credibility from intelligence expourss from mehsud's own lieutenants, and authorities say hiszk% followers are already picking a successor. the west blames mehsud for the assassination of former prime minister benazir bhutto and for a wave of violence in pakistan, including the bombing of the marriott hotel there last september. the white house called him a murderous thug, and if he's been eliminated, said a pentagon spokesman, that's a good thing. richard roth, cbs news, london. >> pakistan's neighbor, afghanistan, has been shattered by 30 years of war. it's one growth industry is the production of opium, and cheap drugs are turning afghanistan into a nation of addicts. from kabul now, here's mandy clark. >> reporter: marjabin introduces her children, karima 13,
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
sotomayor, her family, and america. after some early things have cleared up considerably.. a live look outside right now... it's unseasonably mild for early august. eyewitness news is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk is tracking first warning live doppler radar. bob... unseasonably mild for august. bob? >> nobody's complaining. we've got heat coming. the second half of the weekend it's going to feel like it hasn't felt all summer. we have rain leftover, southern delaware the low eastern shore. it's moving out. folks in ocean stli have clearing later on tonight and a great day coming up tomorrow. all the rain moving out to the east. around the baltimore region, a few clouds, but a clear night and a beautiful end to the week. we'll have that forecast in a ravens get a training camp in westminster few minutes. >>> the baltimore winner rapper snoop dogg. sports director mark viviano joins surprise visitor at it was one of more un camp today. snoop dogg showed up. >> i think we're all taking i've ever witnessed: snoop rol little off guard. it was one the morning pract
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
but it is america and you should hear the debate, people debating through here,. >> america is not about government running things, and free enterprise matters. >> we have such a barberric system when somebody loses a job they lose their health care. >> reporter: this snot the last chance to sound off, cardin plans to hold one more meeting before heading back from his august recess. >> that people will be more informed and i will have a better understanding as to their concerns. >> both pro and con get another crack at the senator tomorrow in haegerstown, wjz eyewitness news back to you, don. >>> today the president will head to new hampshire to hold his own meeting. the white house this morning is denying rumors it is teaming up with pharmaceutical companies to help spread the message, the same barack obama attacked for charging too much. if the rumors are true, the back room dealing could cost seniors plenty. >>> thousands of people fleaing from their homes. officials say the first 7.6 magnitude quake killed one person and injure dozens more. officials are briefly issued a tsunam
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 7:00pm EDT
interest rates on one of their bank of america cards more than double to 39%. >> i feel it's a sad state of affairs when we bail bank of america out and they turn around and try to make more money off of us. >> reporter: card issuers appear to be locking in profits before the toughest limits on interest rate hikes and fees begin next february. since presume signed the reforms into law, the average variable rate has increased from 10.79% to 11.22%. and a new report today finds credit limits have been slashed for 33 million people, half of them with excellent credit scores. >> i don't think we've seen the end of the reign of terror by the credit card companies and i think they are angling, trying to position themselves. >> reporter: capitol one has increased their rates to almost 12%. discover has hiked fees 30%, and citigroup is beginning to add new annual fees, some in excess of $30. but the industry denies it's waging a preemptive strike to cash in before all the rules kick in. >> that's a red herring. the two main factors in changing the interest rate or your credit limit are the
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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CBS
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
america, hitching a ride on former president bill clinton's jet. it was clinton's surprise visit and face to face talks with north korean dictator kim jong- il that secured their special parts. the two journalists were captured in march along north korea's border. they were sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for illegal entry and engaging in hostile acts. they were working for former vice president al gore's media venture current tv. clinton now runs a nonprofit organization out of this building in new york's harlem neighborhood. he's always been known for his ability to negotiate, and he proved that once again in north korea. it's win-win. the united states gets the journalists back, and it's hopeful it can reopen talks over north korea's nuclear program. north korea and its dictator get worldwide attention. >> it is showing the north koreans the real benefits of a constructive and normalized relationship with the united states. >> reporter: the journalist families are overjoyed and thanked clinton and gore, saying they are counting the second until they can hold the women in t
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
america he was defender of a dream. >> tonight the impact and the legacy of the man known as the lion of the senate. >> hello, i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. a black shroud and a vase of white flowers covers the desk of ted kennedy tonight. and tonight america is mourning his passing. jessica kartalija has reaction from massachusetts to maryland. >> reporter: good evening, vic. the massachusetts senator is being remembered as one of the most effective leaders this country has ever had. americans mourn the death of the youngest brother in the american political dynasty. 77-year-old ted kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer overnight at his cape cod home. >> how insulting can you be to make that argument on the floor of the united states argument? >> reporter: during his 47 years on capitol hill kennedy championed civil rights, education, and healthcare. >> he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >> reporter: president obama will deliver the eulogy at a funeral ma
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
or anyone out in the street is going to be allowed inside the meeting. >> but is america you should here the debate. >> america is not about government running things. free enterprise matters. >> we have a barbaric system, when someone loses their job they lose their health care. >> the senator will hold a meeting but still continue to support the government stepping in to reform health care. >> people will be more informed, i will have a bet are understanding as to their concerns. >> reporter: several bills have been discussed about out they're not ready to be voted on. he hopes one bill will be on the floor by the fall and the third meeting, by the way, is wednesday in hagerstown. kelly macpherson, wjz news. >>> police are asking for help to identify a homicide victim who may have died years ago. here are the sketches released by police. investigators found the remains of this woman in the 900 block of baltimore boulevard back in march. they don't know who she is. they believe the victim is a white female in her teens or 20s. anyone with information should call police. >>> a trage
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
white house, as president obama signed the edward m. kennedy serve america act. this summer, he wrote a passionate letter to massachusetts state leaders. he pleaded for a change in state law, hoping for his senate seat to be filled quickly, so his fight for healthcare could live on. early this month, the president honored the senator with the medal of freedom. he was not well enough to attend, so his daughter accepted the award for him. he made a short appearance at a private wake for his sister eunice shriver. but he did not attend her funeral. this was a sign that many took that he was not well. >> for slide show, extra video, and more reaction, log onto wjz.com. >>> and tonight, don't miss the cbs news special. kennedy, the last brother, looks back on his storied life. that's here tonight on wjz. >>> the fatal water taxi accident that took five lives in baltimore's inner harbor, has brought increased safety measures from the coast guard. alex demetrick reports, the changes may help save lives in the future. >> the water taxi lady dee capsized in 2004, when it was hit by a powerful sq
CBS
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
america. >>> we should know the future of the "cash for clunkers" program by the end of the week. the senate will vote on whether to extend the program before it recesses friday. democrats are poised to pass a bill to add funding to the program to keep it running. under the plan drivers can cash in their gas-guzzling clunkers for cash towards more fuel-efficient vehicles. >>> eyewitness news first broke this story and now the governor wants the baltimore city police department's mounted patrol saves. adam with the latest. >> reporter: it will end in 12 weeks unless donations help keep it alive. martin o'malley expressed his support. as mayor he occasionally rode the mounted patrol saying they are important in fighting crime. baltimore police foundation is currently collecting money to cover the care and food for the animals hopefully to keep that program alive. >> thank you very much. remember, wjz is always on. to make a donation, read more about the issue, log on to wjz.com. >>> efforts to save native oysters are ramping up. alex demetrick reports the strategy is to save major
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
taliban network and safety in america. >>> my son has the right to live. >> no doubt. >> he has the right to health care. >> you don't think you're going to get that in this bill, do you? >> tempering flying across the country. why health care has them hot. >> a food recall to tell you about. which meat could make you sick. >>> and in the sports false, hotter they come the harder they fall on the offensive line and ravens camp. another o lineman down to injury who. and the os make a trade that as we continue. >>> it is 6:29 and sunny here are the stories pooh emare talking about. a leader is reportedly killed in a ci. a strike along the border. and a official says there are strong indications he is dead. >> it is not the leader the and reported filled. the believed to be in his 30s. he had a 5 million-dollar u.s. bounty on his head. capturing or killing him has been a top priority of counter terrorism erts. the world is a safer place without him. he was killed in a missile attack in a. and officials although they say they have no physical evidence but two of the lieutenants havingor
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 7:00pm EDT
said some alarming things to us today. you've said, "america is under attack." >> hawley: it is. >> stahl: you've said, "they're out to kill us." >> hawley: they are. >> stahl: some people will say that you're saying those things to scare us and to justify all the things that t.s.a. does. >> hawley: not true. >> stahl: that what you do at the checkpoints is not really making us safer; it's just making us feel safer. it's almost like theater. >> hawley: yeah, this isn't theater. this is war. we understand the american public doesn't have 9/11 in the front of their mind. but it's why the t.s.a. was created: to never forget. and that's what we do every day, every shift, every checkpoint is never forget. and it's our pledge to the public and our commitment to ourselves-- stop those attacks. >> good evening. the government says the cash for clunkers program will end this weekend unless the senate approves another $2 billion. white house adviser larry summers says the recession is close to bottoming out, while treasury secretary tim geithner would not rule out a middle class tax hike,
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
other maryland schools is john hopkins. they ranked 14th. >>> america has voted. baltimore's grand can boast the country's second best restroom. in an online poll, the restroom finished only behind a theater in branson, missouri. ten of the nation's finest facilities were up for the honor. >> i don't think our studio was listed. >> let's take a look around the region. a warm night. 84 degrees. it's really amazing. the dew point is up to 72. humidity is high. southwest winds at 9. around the region, it was a very warm day. 91. 72 the low. 63 is the average low. records. 1983 it was 105. temperatures 71 in oakland. 87 in ocean city. around the baltimore region, temperatures around the 80- degree mark. out to the west, a sharp frontal system will be heading east over the next day or so. by friday and saturday, it will be in our vicinity. with that showers and thunderstorms. that's going to miss us. but the front will be approaching us. we're destined to get showers and thunderstorms. some of them come in locally heavy. this front will help kick bill out towards the east away from us as it
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Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
best bathroom in the country. in an on line poll america voteed the treemont grand in two second place. marble sinks and happened crafted wood work finished behind a bathroom in branson missouri. >>> trouble aboard a southwest airlines jet, while passengers taking off his clothing forced an emergency landing. >>> a unique police chase on i- 95, pursuing a 32-foot boat and the man who tried to steal it. >>> a live look outside this noon and stick around your complete first warningwet forecast is still coming up. complete coverage continues with don scott, mary bubala, and first warning weather with marty bass and meteorologist tim williams. it's what doct most for headaches. for arthritis pain... in your hands... knees... and back. for little bodies with fevers.. and big bodies on high blood pressure medicine. tylenol works with your body... in a way other pain relievers don't... so you feel better... knowing doctors recommend tylenol... more than any other brand of pain reliever. >>> spread of swine flu will speed up and endanger more lives as it spreads over the coming months. c
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Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
looking into it. they represent america's diplomatic interests in tehran. they're obviously very keen to find out what the iranians are going to do with the three young americans. >> elizabeth palmer in london this morning, thank you so much. here's russ at the news desk. >> good morning, harry, maggie. >>> breaking news this morning. a continental airlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing in miami after encountering severe turbulence. six were injured, four of them seriously. standing by with the latest is sharrie williams. >> reporter: this all developed about 5:46 this morning, this plane, this international flight making an emergency landing at m.i.a. because of the strong turbulence. we talked to miami-dade fire rescue here and they told us 26 people confirmed to be injured. as you mentioned before 4 have been transferred to local hospitals. we know this flight is flight 128. it left rio de janeiro last night just after 10:00. it was heading to houston, bush intercontinental airport, but of course that did not happen after this jet hit some strong turbulence in the air. i
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Aug 29, 2009 8:00am EDT
to rest. edward m. kennedy, the youngest son of america's most famous political dynasty, is celebrated in a funeral mass today and buried beside his beloved brothers. we'll have all that and plenty more early this saturday morning, august 29th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> and hi everyone. welcome to "the early show" on a saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. good to have you with us today. >> as you can see bit pictures it is dark on the east coast. danny playing havoc with the east coast. fires to the west. we'll talk about that coming up. also two major stories to discuss here this morning. >> we do. first is senator kennedy. there was concern about how danny could impact funeral plans, burial plans for the senator. you. >> coverage at 10:00. harry smith will be in the chair at that time. the burial of kennedy today, the headline church in boston the site of today's mass an emotional and historic day. >> he'll be laid to rest with his brothers jack and bobby. jaycee dugard the country transfixed with the story of a young woman who was kidnapped at t
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Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
looks back. >> reporter: she was born into one of america's most prominent families, the fifth of nine kennedy children graduating from stanford university in 1943. she later became a social worker at a west virginia prison. she married sergeant shriver in 1953, and together they had five children including maria shriver, now the wife of california governor arnold schwarzenegger. it was growing up with a close family member who was mentally retarded her sister rosemary that led to eunice kennedy shriver's life's work the establishment of special olympics. her goal she said was to demonstrate that people with mental retardation are capable of remarkable achievements in sports, education, employment, and beyond. it began in 1962 as a summer camp at her home in maryland and led to the first special olympic summer games held at chicago's soldier field in 1968. 1,000 athletes from 26 states and canada competed. today the games have more than 1.3 million participants in over 150 countries. in 1984 ronald reagan awarded shriver the highest civilian honor, the medal of freedom. >> her dec
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Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
force behind all of those blockbuster comedies that have made the man boy america's leading man. >> hey, nobody cares you are a virgin. >> turns out he didn't have to reach far for material. >> for the movies that have fueled his billion-dollar hollywood empire. >> in my head i had in security of somebody who was a 40 year old virgin, i understand that feeling of shame and feeling like a freak and afraid to take chances. >> early on sunday morning the 41-year-old mogul, john apetow. >> those reports and more, first here are the headlines for this sunday morning, the second of august, 2009. >> after a decades long debate over whether he was dead or possibly still alive this morning the meant gonzales says it identified the remains of the first u.s. soldier killed in the persian gulf war back in 1991. navy captain fighter jet went down? where over the iraqi desert on the first night of the war. turning to the present, three americans died in afghanistan today after their military vehicles struck a roadside bomb and insurgents then attacked the patrol with gunfire. >> three americans died
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Aug 16, 2009 9:00am EDT
america. >> charles atkinson will take on the politics that are part and par sell of this debate. while martha teichner ha has ben looking at the competing plans that could move from proposal to policy to you. and then as we pursue the great kaleidoscope of life we take up kaleidoscopes themselves, serena altschul is our guile. >> it has come a long way from the cardboard tiewbls you may remember looking into as a child. kaleidoscopes. >> it looks like a fairy kingdom in there. >> later on sunday morning. images that you can only see once. >> director quentin tarantino learned how to call the shots at a young age. this week he is at it again, challenging audience with a movie that attempts to rewrite the story of world war ii. our tracy smith pays him a vis visit. >> ever since he unleashed pulp fiction back in 1994, director quentin tarantino has wowed audiences with a sexy brew of sly humor and over the top violence. >> my work is unmistakably me and i like that about it because i like me. >> getting to know quentin tarantino, later on sunday morning. >> four dakotas ago nearly
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Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
kcuckoo. >> all this as concern grows about the children. >>> and he changed the way america watched the news. a look back at the life and extraordinary career of cbs' news don hewitt. all this "early" thursday morning, august 20th, 2009. >>> a good thursday morning to everyone at home. i'm maggie rodriguez with jeff glor. harry and julie are off this morning. >> as we continue the healthy debate over healthcare coverage this morning, we'll be joined exclusively by former massachusetts governor mitt romney, who joins us from massachusetts. he says that if the rest of the country followed the massachusetts model, there could be comprehensive reform and effective reform. he'll speak with us in just a few minutes. >> you mean he's for his own program? >> shocker, isn't it? >> we'll talk to governor romney ahead. >>> also this morning, a presidential proposal that god broad support in congress takes effect today. all of us should start to see changes in our credit card statements designed to protect us from sneaky fees and penalties. our financial adviser ray martin will be here to tell us w
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Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
home sales. >>> a contract with teach for america could mean up to 200 more teachers for the city. >>> and why the field of potential republican gubernatorial candidates could include delegate patrick mcdonough. for more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. >>> slowing the burn. baltimore city and constellation energy set a goal to reduce the city's energy use and green house gas emissions by 50% by the year 2015. political reporter pat warren explains how they're trying to get city residents on board. >> inez rob of sandtown and sheila dixon share a podium and a purpose. reducing household energy use. >> and i don't know about you. but i already started doing that. particularly with changing my life up. and being very conscientious with a whole host. and not using light. the tv is not in use. not keeping it on. unplugging certain utensils. and it's helping. >> reporter: inez is helping with home energy experts. she's the first to take the pledge in baltimore's new neighbor neighborhood energy challeng
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Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
president ford. we'll have reaction to her release. >>> i'm mike schuh, on the eastern shore. america's preeminent electric guitar maker paul reed smith talks to me about the man who is on this guitar. >>> and the weekend is here. will the weather cooperate for your plans? >> wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories on wjz.com, instant updates and first warning update all the time, click wjz.com. stir it's friday. >> and a pretty one at that. how about that, tim williams. >> light breeze. it's going to get warmer. good weekend if you want to be at the pool, wash the car, wax the car. anything you want to do. >> sign me up. >> come on over my my house, tim. you can do all of those things. >> i'll make the time. right now, we're at 83 degrees. not really topping our average, which is 86. we could still go up just one or more degrees from here. we're not really topping out near our normal temperatures. but that will change as we move into the rest of the weekend. 66 now, the dew point. you still feel that mugginess out there. winds from the east/northeast at 6 miles an hour. high pressure
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Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
begin to deal with that? >> well, fortunately for america and unfortunately for the people who need treatment in this case, it's really sort of unprecedent unprecedented. so in order to give and you good victim specific prognosis and treatment plan, i'd have to see the victims and examen them and assess them, but let me tell you where to start. you start with let'sing them know that they're safe. it's really too soon for them to have fully wrapped their minds even around that yet. and then that they're loved unconditionally and that they tonight have to feel guilty for anything that they did or didn't do while this was going on. it's too early i think for people in the media to be diagnosing the stockholm syndrome. that's possibly that she's developed an an finity for them and that the kids have, too, but what's more likely is that they just resign themselves to the fact that they were never going to get out of this thing and just tried to make the best of it, which is a different thing from liking the cap tore. >> brian russell, go appreciate your insight this morning. >> thanks. >
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Aug 4, 2009 4:30am EDT
importantly, he really is the husband of america's secretary of state. that means he's been well-briefed. he knows what he's going there for. and the north koreans know that whatever they tell bill clinton, hillary clinton will hear about it. >> barry, what is the message that north korea is trying to send to the united states by inviting mr. clinton there? >> reporter: i think it's a sense of conciliation that they have these journalists. they were under arrest. they tried them. they sentenced them to a long term. and now they've got something to trade. and what they've been talking about is the desire on the north to deal directly with the united states over this issue of north korea's nuclear weapons program. now, there are currently an effort at talks that include the u.s., south korea, north korea, russia, china, japan, the so-called six-party talks which are stalled. what the north seems to want -- and i think what this gesture is about -- is to try to start a dialogue just with the united states. cut these other parties out. that's a goal of the north because i think they believe
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Aug 2, 2009 11:00pm EDT
great week. talk to you soon. >> stan, thank you so much. >>> still to come, america's favorite pastime has a whole favorite pastime has a whole new set of pliers. this is humiliating. stand still so we can get an accurate reading. okay...um...eighteen pounds and a smidge. a smidge? y'know, there's really no need to weigh packages under 70 pounds. with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. cool. you know this scale is off b. maybe five. priority mail flat rate boxes only from the postal service. >>> new technology is helping the blind play baseball. they call this beat ball. the baseball makes a constant beeping sound that lets players know where it is, and the bases are a little bit bigger. everyone is wearing eye masks to even out the playing field. looks interesting. >>> it seems sky diving is all the rage for some elderly americans. what a way to ring another decade. a topeka, kansas man celebrated his 80th by jumping out of a plane. after a lifetime of teaching school he says he took this lea
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Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
south america its first green jacket. our other major also saw the game reaching a new audience, staying step for step with tiger, south korean y.e. yang denied the number one player and put asian golf on top of the world. we saw for eighth months so many spectacular performances. tiger took four titles before our cameras from jack's event to washington, flint and akron. phil loved l.a. and then felt the love of the entire golf community at colonial with the pink out saturday in honor of amy. another moment, private first class being escorted up the 18th on sunday. just beautiful. this was our world from january to today. we treasured the views from our office windows and we loved every minute of bringing them to you. the cbs golf team will meet again five months time. at torrey pines. liberty national debuting in such a big way. it will not be the site of this event next year. they declared that they are going to rotate it around the new york metropolitan area and plainfield will be the site. it is rich in history. ridgewood also the next couple of years. going to ridgewood aga
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Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
picture and other sim balances of america, but what about what you can't see on those dollar bills? >> the substance scientists found covering paper money, and why you likely have some in your wallet. >>> guilt and disgust push michael vick to tears. what the quarterback is saying about his time behind bars. >> reporter: the city of baltimore is one step closer to bringing the very cars that race the indy 500 to race down town, but there are still plenty of obstacles. i'm weijia jiang. that story is straight ahead. >>> more hot and summery days to come, and a chance of some more showers. i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up next. s on car insurance. what you might not know is that you can contact geico to see if you could save on homeowner's and renter's insurance too. for more information call 1-800-947-auto or check the yellow pages for an office near you. [tires screeching] [screech] accidents can happen anytime. that's why geico's here 24 hours a day, every day. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> it is 77 degrees
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Aug 14, 2009 4:30am EDT
, a rocking fight rages over where it really took place. finding woodstock in "assignment america" tonight only on the "cbs evening news." every day about 30 women in the u.s. learn that they have cervical cancer. that's why i chose to get my daughter vaccinated. i chose to get my daughter vaccinated when her doctor and i agreed that the right time to protect her is now. because it's about prevention. (nice) gardasil is the only cervical cancer vaccine that helps protect against four types of hpv. two types that cause seventy percent of cervical cancer and two more types that cause other hpv diseases. i chose to get my daughter vaccinated because the cdc recommends that girls her age get vaccinated. gardasil does not treat cervical cancer or other hpv diseases. side effects include: pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and fainting. gardasil is not for women who are pregnant. gardasil may not fully protect everyone and does not prevent all kinds of cervical cancer, so it's important to continue routine
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Aug 9, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for all of north america. there will be an increase in h1n1 cases this fall. the white house says that is just the fact. and what they want to do is number one make sure that the three nations are talking and coordinating the response. but they also want to make sure that there is no panic. because economic relations between these three countries are so important. the last thing they want is for countries to start closing borders because they're in a panic over the h1n1 virus. >> mitchell: tonight president obama will meet with the mexican president one-on-one, what will be topic a on that agenda? >> well, you can bet that call der on will bring up the rug war in mexico. it has been devastating for this country, more than 10,000 people killed in the last few years. and when president obama was here in april, he said the united states shares some of the blame. number one because the united states is where so many of the drugs in mexico go, because of u.s. consumption of drugs. and number two, because of so many of the guns that are killing people here come over the border from the
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Aug 17, 2009 4:30am EDT
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Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of america's natural wonders. president obama brought his family to yellowstone national park to see old faithful. they stopped to see the guys shoot hot water 100 feet in the air. tomorrow, the obamas will continue their nationality park tour with a stop at the grand canyon. we'll be back with an update on that breaking news, a shooting at the inner harbor when we >>> i want to update tonight's breaking news from the inner harbor. baltimore city police tell us that two people have been shot inside the light street pavilion. we're now told their injuries are not believed to be life- threatening. however, we do know that one of the victims is said to be 20 years old. the other, possibly a teenager. police were alerted to the area that a man was seen inside the building with a gun. then the shots rang out. a number of witnesses telling eyewitness news tonight, shoppers and diners had to run out of the building when they
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Aug 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
america. i don't know if you've heard, but this whole fuel-efficiency thing... kind of a big deal. anyway, ford and lincoln mercury have you covered. in fact, they're your cash for clunkers specialists. they'll recycle your ride and get you a rebate of up to $4,500. how's that for going green? why ford? why now? why not? visit your ford or lincoln mercury dealer. tell 'em mike sent you. if you think it would help. . >>> this is wjz. baltimore. >> from the city, to the counties, to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it's wjz. >> inner harbor shooting. reaction from shoppers, the latest from police and the promise of the mayor. >> good evening. thank you for joining us. right now police are searching for a brazen gunman who opened fire shooting two people in the middle of that popular area. tonight we stay on the story live. we have the latest. >> reporter: a very strong police presence down here at the inner harbor. huge crowds all day long despite the double shooting. gun shots around 10:00 saturday night sent dozens inside the area running for cover. >> i was scared, and i wa
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Aug 2, 2009 6:00pm EDT
piece of unfinished business from america's first war with iraq back in 1991 was officially closed today. the pentagon says the remains of navy pilot michael scott spieker have been found near the wreckage of his plane in anbar province in western iraq. kimberlie dozier has more and what it means for the family spieker left behind. >> reporter: navy captain michael scott spieker has been found at last, ending an almost two decade long wait for his family. the first american casualty of the gulf war was found buryed it in the desert west of baghdad near the wreckage of his f-18 hornet. u.s. marines found bone and dental fragment identified by pentagon pathologists, they were led by an iraqi who said he was there when -- >> he remembered a plane going down and he remembered them burying the body. the captain was shot down on january 17th, 1919 two hours after the war began. >> i'm scott spieker. >> reporter: the 33-year-old father of two was not supposed to fly that day. >> i would also like to say hello to my wife. >> reporter: his ship mates told "60 minutes" he refused to be left
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Aug 11, 2009 4:30am EDT
and get in place inside the gates of the great america theme park. >> we had to secure them in thr seats. we had to release the restraint mechanism on the ride, and then we had to lower them into the basket and bring them down to the ground. and we had to do that 24 times. it takes a while, one, to get the people inside the park, and, two, to do that on each person. >> reporter: meanwhile, rescuers were talking to the riders, keeping them calm, giving them water. the ride got stuck as it was ascending to the top of the 80-foot high roller coasters. riders were stranded at an uncomfortable angle, but no one was hurt. >> i thank god we were still alive. >> reporter: what exactly went wrong? park officials will only say there's an issue with the lift chain, the chain that lifts the roller coaster up. state inspectors are on the scene to get to the bottom of it. joe vazquez for cbs news. >>> another rescue operation in thailand, this one to save a struggling elephant. somehow the baby pachyderm fell into a manhole sunday as its handlers were leading it to work. it was trapped in the dr
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Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
. >> we're in the midst of the largest predator in north america. we're talking about animals you see when you're vacationing in the summertime. you head out to yellowstone, to alaska, you're going to see the grizzly bear. >> speaking of not only grizzlies, but black bears, i'm from new jersey, we have bears -- we have more black bears in new jersey than probably any other sta on the east coast. it is incredible. >> it is unbelievable. >> what do you do if you do encounter? >> if you encounter grizzly bears and black bears, two different i was of encountering them. on the east coast, pretty much all throughout the united states, black bears are a lot more prevalent. never want to feed them or leave your camping gear out, never want to leave food out. that will attract bears. a grizzly is a little bit more difficult when you encounter them. the largest animal -- largest predator in north america, a thousand pounds. this one is only 6 months old. >> look at paws. >> this could easily one swipe break your neck very, very powerful. definitely a beautiful animal. can run very fast. but, ag
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Aug 2, 2009 10:30am EDT
-- >> more middle income america -- >> there is a lot that could happen overtime. but the priority right now, and it is never a good idea to absolutely rule things, rule things out no matter what. but what the president has been completely clear on is that he is not going to pursue any of his priorities, not healthcare, not energy, nothing in ways that are primarily burdening middle class families. that is something that is not going to happen. all right. the recession. is it over? i mean, this cover of newsweek magazine, it says the recession is over. but there is a little asterisk that says good luck recovering the recovery. s the recession over, has it bottomed out, mr. summers? >> most forecasters are now looking at growth and output in the gdp over the second half of in year. they are looking for it because they see that inventories are way down and businesses have to build them up because they see some increase in car and housing, sales, because they mo that the recovery act is going to gain force. but they also recognize as we do, that it is going to take time before a gains
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Aug 31, 2009 6:00pm EDT
school in america. >> reporter: well, cooler temperatures have the minds of people in maryland on the winter and what it will bring. it will be colder than usual across 3/4 of the nation from december to february, but the national weather service is calling for a warmer weather and the almanac claims an 80% accuracy rate using the moon phases and the sun spots and we have our own secret formula, bob turk. >> yeah, he won't predict february. that's way too soon to talk about winter. i'm sorry. >> but we're doing it any way. well, it will likely be cold. >> come february, we'll toll -- we'll tell you more. let's look around, we have beautiful fall weather right now. it's gorgeous outside and it will be that way most of the week. temperaturewise, we have a few clouds around and drifting through the region and clearing out. and temperaturewise, 71 degrees and comfortable around the region and come back and look region and come back and look at t have you heard about miralax? miralax relieves constipation with no bloating. no cramping. no sudden urgency. announcer: only miralax is clin
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Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
, from america's great north coast. >> if you've never seen the movie major league. ran it, find it on demand, whenever you can find it. it's a classic and involves the cleveland indians. the allegedly baseball announcer, a man in the baseball hall of fame for his booth work, not his work on the field, bob uecker. the suns, it's just so good. >>> let's look at first morning doppler radar. you're looking at danny right there, now tropical depression. things are pretty significant in the national hurricane center. no more advisories issued for what was danny. really, danny doesn't even have a name anymore. for conversation purposes, we're calling him that. let's take a look outside. harbor cam, that's a beautiful shot. oil park, camden yard. no problems getting into the baseball game today. what you want to put in your mind is a variably cloudy day. passing chance of shower or thundershower. >> all right, coming up on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> good morning everyone, just as the new school year starts, the mta launches a new campaign aimed at young people and violence. >>> t
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
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Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
all due respect you steelers fans. it's part of the lure of the hottest video game in america. >> this are pipe who will -- people who have not gone to by yet, they've been playing that. if you don't get it, stick with us, we're going to talk to some people who do and maybe you will. last coming up next when eyewitness news continues. >>> it's friday. a nice start. >> it is. talking about madden. ray lewis, bringing it to your neighborhoods. he was on the cover. 68 degrees right now. 68 dew point. that's 100% humidity and the barometer at 30.15. we're seeing dense fog advisory in effect. the sun coming up the east. looking for some good weather this week. high pressure is going to dominate us. a little more humid. a high of 85 degrees and a chance of a thunderstorm. tomorrow, much the same deal. more humid, slightly better chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. sunday, monday, tuesday and wednesday. 90 and back to 88 degrees with sunshine. >>> thank you. let's check in with share. >> reporter: so far the only problem we've had to report is some late-clearing construction on the southwest
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Aug 3, 2009 4:00pm EDT
mark. let's go to new york where we have the money watch update. >> bank of america will pay 33 million-dollars to settle sec charges that it in the led investors about the buyout of merrill lynch. they said it agreed not to pay bonuses water the bank's consent but the sec said it authorized it to pay 5 and a half billion. >>> pressure is building on the senate to follow the lead and approve 2 billion-dollars to keep the cash for clunkers program in the fast lane. ford says it is the first monthly sales increase in two years. response was so strong at chrysler the company is running low on popular models including the jeep and mini vans. starting tomorrow it will no longer match the $4500 incentive. sales at chrysler slipped 9% last month. >>> more layoffs may be coming to gm. 6000 blue color workers took a buyout naught was about 7500 less than gm was hoping for. >> for more business headline goes to money watch. in new york. >>> coming up on the news at 4, a somber anniversary. after the collapse of a bridge in minnesota, how a film make ser ep hadding victims find closure. >>
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